The UnderTech Undercover Concealment Shirt is extremely comfortable. Despite being clingy, it’ s not hot, and as a woman who wears an undershirt, it’s not even noticeable when worn on its own. It does tend to “ride up” along the bottom as the day goes on, but no more so than any other women’s camisole or undershirt.
The UnderTech is advertised as being “true to size” and is made from compression fabric for comfort. It’s intended to fit snugly, and the size small fit my frame quite well (I’m 5’6, 115lbs). As you carry a gun around, though, it does become more uncomfortable through the day. Because of where the gun is positioned, my Springfield XD Sub-Compact rubs on the inside of my arm. Not to the point of pain, but it does make it uncomfortable after about four hours of wear. The gun doesn’t dig into my ribs though, resting comfortably against my rib cage.
The Tank Shirt comes with two holsters and is fully ambidextrous — you can carry under either arm or both if the mood strikes you. I’m right-handed, so I used the tank top with the gun under my left arm, but you can tote two guns or pack additional gear like extra mags there if you’d like The holsters snap the weapon securely in place. While I don’t use the second one, I was able to put extra magazines and my cell phone in it securely. It also easily accommodates the laser sight I have installed on my XD.
In a deep concealment carry situation like the UnderTech, access to your gun is the key. In my opinion, access is a little limited. The outer shirt must be lifted quite high to get to the firearm and even then it takes a few seconds (even after practicing with my XD).
As far as access goes, the roomier the top is, the easier the gun is to access as well. The purple chiffon blouse above hid the gun very well. Carrying under a cardigan or t-shirt…not so much.
Sizes: XS to 3XL
Colors: Black, nude or white
Price: I purchased mine on Amazon for $49.99.
Ratings (out of five stars):
Comfort * * *
The top is easy to wear and looks good, just like a regular tank top. But especially with a larger pistol, you will experience rubbing on your inner arm as time goes by. It was not as comfortable as I would have preferred.
Accessibility * * *
Because the gun is held with a retention strap, drawing your gun will take some practice. Plus it’s a very snug fit, so pulling the firearm out requires some oomph.
Security * * * * *
The gun is held firmly in place in the elastic holster. It won’t fall out or go anywhere until it’s removed by the wearer.
Concealability * * *
Under the right clothing, you can conceal even a good-sized double stack pistol like my XD Sub-Compact. Under tighter-fitting, more clingy clothes, not so much.
Overall * * * *
Based on how most women dress, they need all the options they can get. The UnderTech top is machine washable, attractive and comfortable to wear. If you plan your outfit accordingly, it’s a very good option for a woman’s concealed carry wardrobe.